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Fragments from the Stela of the Chief Steward Henenu

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Reign:
reign of Mentuhotep II, late
Date:
ca. 2030–2000 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Henenu (TT 313, MMA 510)
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H. 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in.); W. 27 cm (10 5/8 in.); D. 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace and Professor and Mrs. Earl L. Ertman Gifts, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.392a–c
Not on view
Excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art at Thebes, 1922-1923. Received from the Egyptian Government in the division of finds, 1926. Deaccessioned in 1950. Collection of Earl Ertman, Akron, acquired by him probably in the 60s. Acquired by the Museum from Earl Ertman, 2002.

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